[Webinar] The Secret Ingredient for Scaling Legal Project Management: Firm Culture

September 1st, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT
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September 1st, 2021
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EDT

We have spoken at length about the importance of data governance, technology and process in your journey towards legal project management at scale. And while all these elements are crucial, there’s another, often overlooked element that plays an equally important role: firm culture.

Join us for this exclusive webinar on Wednesday, September 1st at 9 AM PDT/ 12 PM EDT/ 5 PM BST/ 6 PM CEST, where we will explore different ways you can influence your firm's culture to effectively embrace the roll out of new services. We will be joined by co-panelists, Jessica Gichner, Chief Value and Solutions Officer at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and James Barrett, Senior Legal Project Manager at Eversheds Sutherland. The session will be moderated by Pieter van der Hoeven, Co-founder at Clocktimizer.

During this 45-minute webinar, we will explore questions as:

✔️ How can you use your scaled LPM and full matter lifecycle support as a unique selling point when engaging with new clients?

✔️ Which metrics can be shared internally to quantify the firm's gains from legal project management?

✔️ How do you pick the wins to share and celebrate?

✔️ How do you ensure time-keepers know about the offered services, and more importantly, follow process to acquire them?

Speakers:

James Barrett
Senior Legal Project Manager @Eversheds Sutherland

James is a Senior Legal Project Manager based in the London office. He is Prince2 qualified, as well as being a Costs Lawyer. He has over 18 years’ experience managing projects and costs within both public and private professional services industry. He was Head of Costs for the Government Legal Department prior to moving into private practice. Through these roles, James has gained expertise in both fees analysis and project design, with a focus on driving efficiency across all types of legal matters. As a member of the litigation technology group, James is familiar with identifying and implementing appropriate legal technology solutions to support clients’ matters.

Jessica G. Gichner
Chief Value & Solutions Officer @Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Jessica Gichner is the Chief Value and Solutions Officer at Pillsbury. She leads a team responsible for matter budgeting and monitoring, process improvement, legal project management, knowledge management, technology solutions, litigation support and eDiscovery. She regularly collaborates with the firm's attorneys to develop solutions that are tailored to meet individual client needs, as well as provide transparency and predictability. Jessica also has experience in matter management, business development coaching, marketing strategy, associate development, attorney staffing, and law firm women’s initiatives. Prior to working in pricing and legal project management, Jessica worked as a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP, where she focused on finance transactions, both as borrower’s counsel and lender’s counsel.

Pieter van der Hoeven
Co-founder @Clocktimizer

Pieter, former M&A lawyer, is the co-founder and CEO of Clocktimizer. Clocktimizer is an award-winning legal tech scale-up company that helps law firms to understand who is doing what, when, where, and at what cost. These insights help law firms to make data-driven decisions on pricing, budgeting and process improvement. To that end, Clocktimizer uses natural language processing to classify time cards based on their narrative descriptions.

Register now to guarantee your place. We look forward to exploring this topic together.

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